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ar·gyle

also ar·gyll  (är′gīl′)
n.
1. A knitting pattern of varicolored, diamond-shaped areas on a solid background.
2. A sock knit in this pattern.

[After Clan Campbell of Argyle, Argyll, a former county of western Scotland, originally from the pattern of their tartan.]

Ar•gyll

(ɑrˈgaɪl)

n.
a historic county in W Scotland. Also called Ar•gyll•shire (ɑrˈgaɪl ʃɪər, -ʃər)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Argyll - a covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warmargyll - a covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm
gravy boat, gravy holder, sauceboat, boat - a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
2.Argyll - a design consisting of a pattern of varicolored diamonds on a solid background (originally for knitted articles)argyll - a design consisting of a pattern of varicolored diamonds on a solid background (originally for knitted articles); patterned after the tartan of a clan in western Scotland
pattern, design, figure - a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors"
3.Argyll - a sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)argyll - a sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)
sock - hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
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